The Sioux Empire will be full of excitement this summer!  Festivals, amusement parks, local and state fairs, and yes concerts will be back in full force for the summer of 2021.

The Yankton Riverboat Days Festival truly promises to have one of the best festivals in the state of South Dakota.  Well, after cancelling last year's festival due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Yankton Riverboat Days Festival made a HUGE headliner announcement.

Country singer Jo Dee Messina will be celebrating with the folks at Yankton Riverboat Days Festival on Friday, August 20th! This exciting news was announced on the festival's Twitter page.

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From her biggest hit "Heads Carolina, Tails California" released in 1996 to "Lesson In Leavin' “ from 1998, Jo Dee Messina is going to bring all her amazing songs to the Yankton Riverboat Days Festival! She even shared her excitement by sending a personal video to the festival!

This country superstar is just one example of all the fun happening at the 2021 Yankton Riverboat Days Festival.  This year's fun begins on Friday, August 20th and continues through Sunday, August 22nd.  The festival will feature food vendors, arts and crafts, dances, parades, fireworks, and a whole lot more fun for the family to enjoy!

I think I can speak for everyone when I say we are so thrilled that the Yankton Riverboat Days Festival is back!  Having Jo Dee Messina on board just proves to people that this year's festival is set to be one of the biggest yet.

You can find out more information about this year's festival by clicking here.

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